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Stress busters in Georgia


Big Creek Greenway in Alpharetta, GA 

 There are many popular activities in Georgia which may help to eliminate stress.

There are many life conditions which may causes stress such as; congested traffic conditions, situations that arise at work, family problems, relationship issues, school pressures, financial problems, or hormonal or chemical imbalances.

Reactions to stress may be physical, mental or emotional.  Stress may cause insomnia, a change in appetite, low self-esteem, memory loss, headaches, a decrease in sex drive, and other conditions.  


A peaceful creek at Greenway

There are many activities which will help to alleviate or eliminate stress like; yoga, bicycling, skating, hiking, canoing, going to the movies, dancing, walking, joining social clubs, attending your local gym, and many other local activities.

Take the steps necessary to make yourself happy.  Learn to laugh, listen to music, try aromatherapy (burning essential oils such as lavender and rosemary in your home), take a needed vacation, change the color of your bedroom or living room wall, or change your diet. 

Whatever you decide to do...lighten up!

Reference: Balch, Phyllis A, CNC and Balch, James F., MD, Prescription for Nutritional Healing.  New York, New York: Penguin Putnam Inc., 2000. 



  • Aasiya 5 years ago

    Dear Barbara,

    I would like to invite you to The Grand Opening of The Body Boutique Day Spa (All Natural and Organic) in Lawrenceville Ga on Saturday October 10, 2009. Enjoy complimentary mini facial and hand exfoilation from Yolanda Owens(founder of iwifresh product), which The Body Boutique will be carrying as well as wine and a dessert bar. Please R.S.V.P to me at

  • Charlene Collins - Atlanta Family Health Examiner 5 years ago

    Very nice write up!